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Leslie S.

Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1989
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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Leslie S.

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I am a professional violinist and violist. I learned to play viola when I was 13 and our school music teacher was forming a string quartet. We had many terrific violinists at the school but no violists so I volunteered to learn. It opened up many worlds and opportunities for me. I received a big scholarship because I played viola when I did my Masters Degree at Boston U. I got chances to travel abroad that were only because I played viola. So it’s a wonderful thing for students to add if they already play violin or to switch to if they prefer the deeper, darker sound. Have fun! Add opportunities to your life!

About Leslie

I can teach any and all ages and have for thirty years! All you need is a desire to learn. I have taught complete beginners and advanced students who win competitions. I have a Master's degree from Boston University in music performance and have performed with the Washington National Opera, the Bo

Raycurt J.

17 Reviews
Washington, DC
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Geman, Italian, Spanish
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Raycurt J.

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The art of melody and harmony. The importance of inner voices of the string family in quartet playing. Discover the role of the Viola as a solo instrument and within the orchestra.

About Raycurt

Raycurt J. aka "Fiddla", Violin-Viola-Voice-Piano-Rhythm-Dance Multi-talent native of Washington, D.C. began playing music at the age of seven on the piano. Singing in local church choirs with family members and participating with the D.C. Youth Chorale. Began instruction on the Viola in the D.C

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Ben E.
This was a really unfortunate and wasted experience. Raycurt was wildly unprepared to teach. He brought a broken metronome and almost no sheet music/lesson plan. I had spoken both to the sales rep and Raycurt himself prior to the lesson and he was still fully unprepared.

I also explained my level of experience and was assured Raycurt was qualified to teach at the level I needed, but he came off as less knowledgable than me, which was particularly disappointing.

Worst of all, after multiple hours of speaking on the phone, I couldn't get my money back for this lesson.

I'd strongly recommend not using takelessons at all, they've put a horrible taste in my mouth for their entire service.
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Makaylah
Very good first lesson for a 6 year old - looking forward to continuing!
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Milena A.

3 Reviews
Falls Church, VA
Starting at $62
  • Speaks english, Serbo-Croatian
  • Teaches students 6 to 60
  • Master of Violin Performance from The Catholic University of America
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Milena A.

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I am a professional violinist and violin instructor in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Currently teaching in Arlington, VA and Washington DC, I am now accepting new students to my home studio.
I have a great love for music and hope to be able to pass it on to anyone eager to learn. I teach beginner to advanced violin and viola students of any age, child to adult (adults, it’s never too late to learn if you have always wanted to!). Although there is no specified age limit, children younger than the age of 6 are admitted only at my discretion.
For beginners, I like using a combination of traditional and Suzuki methods. The materials used are Essential Elements and Suzuki Books. All my teaching is adapted to each student individually, catering to their specific level and interest.

Let's start playing together!

About Milena

My musical career started in my hometown of Belgrade, Serbia, and has lead me on a journey all around the world. After obtaining a Bachelor’s of Music degree from University of Belgrade in 2008, I received The Catherine Royce Alderson Memorial scholarship for an Artist Diploma program at the presti

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Vivian
Milena taught me everything with a firm but gentle hand, and really pushed me to be the best I could be. Her lessons were really personalized to what I was capable of, and although I hit some rough spots it was usually because of my own practice habits. All in all, I’m very glad I had her as my teacher.
Bryce
Milena really knows her stuff. She’s very consistent and really focused on teaching. If you follow her instructions you will improve. Thank you for the lessons Milena! I promise I will get better at practicing!
Rashmi
My daughter has blossomed under Milena and has developed a real love for playing the violin. Milena has very high standards for her students and is supportive and encouraging. My daughter looks forward to her lessons each week.

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Mariana A.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, Ukrainian, Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded National Fund of Arts Artist Award from National Fund of Arts, Buenos Aires Argentina
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Mariana A.

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Learn how to perform with comfort, relaxation and expressiveness! Tango Music as well! I'm a professional violinist, also play viola, innovative pedagogue and Tango expert with more then 20 years of experience, teaching all ages and styles. My aim is to provide you with a pleasant, high quality learning experience, developing a healthy and happy relationship with the instrument so that you can enjoy and express yourself through music. I've developed my own methodology, combining the means offered by the finest violin schools and all the alternative, related disciplines such as Alexander Technique, Yoga, and Meditation working all together towards the importance of knowledge of our body, awareness of the self, need for enjoyment and educational relationship centered on student needs. I'm confident I can help to optimize and benefit your performance, health, wellbeing as well as teaching skills by integrating body, mind, emotions and instrument into one - a balanced and fulfilled ...

About Mariana

Hello! Looking on how to perform with comfort, relaxation and expressiveness? Welcome! Rather Classical, Tango Music, Improvisation and/or Performance Enhancement including overcoming tension and Stage Fright issues - my aim is to provide you with a pleasant, high quality learning experience, deve

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Steve
Excellent instruction! I've been taking violin lessons with Mariana for already 3 years and couldn't be happier with my improvement! Highly knowledgeable, caring and patient. I appreciate her ability to fixing issues from the root instead of mending them, which has been fundamental not only to my advancement but also to the refinement of my teaching skills. Highly recommended!
Tati
Mariana will undoubtedly help you to get the best of your performance! I've been struggling with performance anxiety and stage freight for long time and finally decided to address it, reaching out to Mariana on several colleages recommendations. She helped me to overcome this matter by working on some essential triggers nobody before told me about! Finally I started enjoying my playing-the best reward I could possibly get! Even my sound got bigger and more secure.. I strongly recommend her!
Michael
Caring, passionate, right to the point instructor. You won't lose your time with Mariana! She explains the workings of every aspect of my playing, giving me several resources on how to improve them. This speeds up the whole process, as I know exactly on what I need to work on in my everyday practice!

Tyler S.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students Male: 8 and up; Female: 7 and up
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Tyler S.

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Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age of 12, after an introduction to piano at age six. He has played professionally with Jazz and commercial music artists including, Pretty Lights, Michal Menert, and Denver Based rock bands Eldren and Petals of Spain. Tyler is currently pursuing audio engineering and teaching credentials.

About Tyler

Tyler recently completed his Viola Performance Degree from Lamont School of Music, University of Denver. Tyler attended Scripps Ranch High School and has played with many youth orchestras in the San Diego area, including YPO, SDYS, CYO, and YAS. He was trained as a classical violist since the age o

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Chase B.
This was my sons first lesson and it went very well. Tyler was patient but firm and we saw good results. Thank you Tyler!

Michael G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 2007
  • Teaches students 11 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Michael G.

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I take an approach that will best fit the student. I combine elements of Galamian, Delay, and Tuttle schools of thought to best fit the student on an individual basis. My three areas I focus on are: tension, tone, and intonation. Not every student responds to a specific, cookie cutter, formula, so this is why I draw from several sources to make sure I have the tools needed to connect with the student.

About Michael

I have been playing viola for 20 years! I have a masters in viola performance, and I’m currently working on my Doctorate. I’ve performed with many professional symphonies including both the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra. I’m also currently the assistant orchestra direc

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Average Cost of Viola Lessons in Gaithersburg, MD

The average cost of 60-minute viola lessons in Gaithersburg is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $154 per hour.
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$56 average
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"I first met Krizstina playing a gig. I made a technical inquiry and her advice and suggestion(s) made an immediate difference; the rest is history. Krisztina is not only very knowledgeable and sensitive in her teaching, but she knows how to relate concepts so that the student grasps and understands. Since my time with Krizstina, my playing has made notable changes, not only to me, but to others as well (according to them). Krizstina is always prepared, pleasant, professional and open to suggestions."
Hennigan
Took Viola lessons from Krisztina K.
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"Thank you for the lesson and have a great weekend."
Michael
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Easy going, right to the point, and with a great game plan for improving my playing. Can’t wait for my next lesson."
Andy
Took Viola lessons from Lidia P.
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"Thank you! You have helped me improve so much! So excited for our next lesson!"
Shannan
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Susanna is an excellent teacher. She patient and kind, and she also has great insight to help students improve, both technically and musically. I would recommend her to anyone!"
Adrienne
Took Viola lessons from Susanna S.
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"Elizabeth is so knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable. Thanks for a great first lesson."
Brookelan
Took Viola lessons from Elizabeth B.
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"Nicholas is amazing! He knows how to really explain the viola so that my 10 year-old understands. He’s also very kind."
Ava
Took Viola lessons from Nicholas H.
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"First day went well, I think he's very good teacher. Looking forward for more lessons to come."
Shinwon
Took Viola lessons from Mark L.
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"On behalf of Jorden, she truly enjoyed her session. She liked the guidance, direction and takeaways and practicing as instructed to be ready for her next session. Thank you Dee!"
Jorden
Took Viola lessons from Dee F.
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"Michael is the rare pairing of a professional performer and fantastic teacher of viola & violin technique. I have seen the benefits of his pedagogy first-hand in my middle school orchestra classroom in Plano ISD. I have been lucky enough to have him teach some of my students for over 3 years. He has helped many of my students overcome barriers in their practicing and performing. With your commitment to putting in quality practice time, lessons with Michael will certainly result in significant musical growth."
Eric
Took Viola lessons from Michael D.
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